6_0655__22015.jpgYou can access many different sources of information in all the University's subject areas - from books, to journals, specialist databases and, in some cases, rare historical sources. This page guides you to the different systems and tools available to find what you need.


Search for books and most journal articles available from the Library in one go.  Find books on the shelves.

Books & eBooks

Search the Catalogue for books (print and electronic).  Find books on the shelves.  Browse eBook collections.

Journals A-Z

Find a journal by its title or browse journals available by subject.

Databases A-Z

Find a database by its title.

Other information resources

Rare Books and Archives

Explore the Rare books & archives available in our Special Collections.

Leicester Research Archive

Search for research papers and theses from the University of Leicester. Information about the LRA and Open Access.

Exam papers

Visit exampapers@Leicester for selected papers.  Your department may also make selected exam papers available.

Theses and Dissertations

How to find theses and dissertations.

Catalogues of other libraries

Search the catalogues of major libraries.

My Subject

Browse information resources available in different subject areas.

News sources

Find what was in the news yesterday - or back to hundreds of years ago ...

Government information

Find government, parliamentary and other official information.

Statistics, company & financial data

Find economic and other statistics, financial, market and company data.

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